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Hunt or Be Hunted

Island Lake, AK: The newest cast member, Glenn, goes hunting for caribou.

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With winter over, and the ice melting, remote Alaskans face new dangers and deadly challenges in the changing season. In Eagle, wildlife waking from their months-long hibernation pose a new threat to Andy and Kate, who must “eat or be eaten.” Chip and Agnes take advantage of the post-ice-break-up flooding to try and capture beavers and river rats forced from their homes. The fur they could provide will be a valuable commodity for trade, but the pursuit itself is difficult and dangerous.